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iyan

Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word iyan in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word iyan:


iyán  Play audio #775Save to Flash Cards
[demonstrative ang pronoun]  that (near person spoken to)

Root: iyan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Iyán" is used to mean "that" when the object being referenced is located close to the person you're speaking to. There is no equivalent in English. For example: If a man is speaking to a woman holding a book, the man might say "Anó iyán?" in reference to the book, because it is located near the person he's speaking to (the woman). He should not "iyón," which also means "that."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Iyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (81)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Laging iyán ang sinasabi mo.
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That's what you always say.
Huwág mo iyáng sisirain.
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Don't break that.
Hindî mura iyán.
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That's not cheap.
Tirahán mo iyán dahil iyó iyán.
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Live in there because it's yours.
Sa gabí umeere ang game show na iyán.
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That game show airs at night.
Bakit ayaw mong awitin iyán?
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Why don't you want to sing that?
Huwág mo iyáng angkinín.
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Don't claim that as yours.
Huwág iyán ang isagót mo sa akin.
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Don't give me that answer.
Nagdaán din si Carla sa yugtóng iyán ng buhay.
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Carla also went through that phase in life.
Masúsugatan ka kapág nagpumilit kang gawín iyán.
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You'll get injured if you insist on doing that.

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ano iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #5214186 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What is that?


Mesa iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1919064 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That is a table.


Nakita ko iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2422344 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've seen that.


Itutulog ko iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763776 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm going to sleep on it.


Pera lamang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3261325 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only money.


Hindi ba itim iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2763333 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Isn't it black?


Kaninong notbuk iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #1844035 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Whose notebook is that?


Maaaring sumabog iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3047554 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It might explode.


Magaling na tula iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1624350 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's a great poem.


Hindi ko trabaho iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2953469 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's not my job.


Iyan ay labag sa batas.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808544 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's against the law.


Paano nila ginawa iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #7455136 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How did they do that?


Ideya ng nanay ko 'yan!
Tatoeba Sentence #7742057 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's my mom's idea!


Puwede mong gawin iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487665 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're allowed to do that.


Paano iyan napunta rito?
Tatoeba Sentence #2918306 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How did it get here?


Paano mo papalitan iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #7672692 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How do you change that?


Responsibilidad mo iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1838875 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's your responsibility.


Gaanong kataas yang tore?
Tatoeba Sentence #1712227 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How high is that tower?


Iyan ay walang kabuluhan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3082888 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That doesn't make sense.


Iyan ay nararapat sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782094 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I deserve that.


Hindi nila ibinebenta iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763663 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They don't sell it.


Hindi na iyan kakailanganin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808575 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That won't be necessary.


Hindi ko gustong gawin iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #8278040 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't enjoy doing that.


Mas komplikado kaysa sa iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1654280 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's more complicated than that.


Pwede mo bang mapa-ayos iyan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2772592 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Can you get it repaired?


Halos imposibleng gawin 'yan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1360518 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's almost impossible to do.


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Alternate spelling(s):
'yan, yan, 'yang
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce iyan:

IYAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #775
Markup Code:
[rec:775]
Related Filipino Words:
niyán
Related English Words:
that
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
iyang
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